The only decision that needs making is whether to start with swimming and then go surfing, or surf before splashing around.
“In Manhattan, you rattle a pot and pan, and someone hears it,” Rubin says. “Out here, if I want to play some loud music, I can’t possibly bother my neighbors.”
Transparent furniture is at the forefront of design—again. But modern-day designers and architects are pushing invisible boundaries with exceptional, see-through furniture, structures and homes.
Geoffrey Keating is a furniture maker, specializing in what he calls “contemporary antique” designs.
“We often start by finding wood with an interesting story and then we’d design these micro collections with that history as a guide,” Jason Horvath says.
Recommendations made for locals, by locals.
Through its new cultural initiative, Steinway & Sons is commissioning visual artists like Mark Bradford to use player pianos as their medium.
Owners of the minimalist-inspired shop Formerly Yes offer tips for shopping shrewdly and paring down on possessions without compromising luxury.
Expert mixologist Brian van Flandern shares his four-step process for creating a modern classic cocktail list.